Notwithstanding the efforts by HHS (from within both OCR and CMS) to educate Covered Entities and Business Associates as to what comprises a bona fide HIPAA Security Risk Analysis, fear, uncertainty, doubt and misinformation continue to swirl around. See what you know. Here’s today’s big tip — Take a Quiz to See if You Know the Basics!
HIPAA Security Risk Analysis Tips – Take Risk Analysis Quiz!
It’s your turn to see if you know some of the basics of a HIPAA Security Risk Analysis.
The HIPAA Security Rule, at 45 CFR §164.308(a)(1)(ii)(A) requires that all Covered Entities and Business Associates complete a bona fide HIPAA Security Risk Analysis. The regulation reads:
45 C.F.R. §164.308(a)(1)(i) Standard: Security Management Process
(1)(i) Standard: Security management process. Implement policies and procedures to prevent, detect, contain, and correct security violations.
(ii) Implementation specifications:
(A) Risk analysis (Required). Conduct an accurate and thorough assessment of the potential risks and vulnerabilities to the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of electronic protected health information held by the covered entity.
Test your HIPAA Security Risk Analysis knowledge now:
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OCR Audit Protocols for Risk Analysis are clear! CMS, as planned, has launched audits of organizations who have attested to Meaningful Use Objectives and Risk Analyses will be audited. Have you completed a bona fide HIPAA Security Risk Analysis?
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